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Rocky

We were in a park I could jump so far Seems like Mama and Madonna Were smoking pot out in the car And this figure faded in Near the dumpster at my old school He said, "Ben, we both know you're asleep I've been running through these fields It's such a lovely place you've dreamed Is it your imagination It's been years since I've been on my feet" Now it's Rocky's day Send the soul on his way The sun won't be coming out today I recall, but I don't know who Told me Rocky was a runner Won a medal back in school Now at Christmas Mama says Who'll go up to Rocky's room As we watched the sun go down He thanked me for my dream Said I know you think you are But you're not completely free The specter of departure Makes a man completely free Then he swirled And he turned and walked away He said over his shoulder I'll be gone when you're awake ...